Slingshot Readers,

We NEED your support. More specifically, the author of this article needs your support. If you've been enjoying our content, you know that a lot of work goes into our stories and although it may be a work of passion, writers gotta eat. If just half our readers gave 1 DOLLAR a month, one measly dollar, we could fund all the work from StuChiu, DeKay, Emily, Andrew (and even Vince). If you contribute 5 DOLLARS a month, we invite you to join our Discord and hang with the team. We wouldn't bother you like this if we didn't need your help and you can feel good knowing that 100% of your donation goes to the writers. We'd really appreciate your support. After all, you're what makes all this happen. Learn more

Opinion

If you are a pro player, you can come back from most things

Chiu on This
A short and regular opinion blast from Stephen Chiu

I just wanted to point out that pro esports players have a longer leash than most. I don’t have any judgement about this one way or another, I’d just like to point out a few examples.

Dafran was suspended for behavior on stream. It was extreme, but not to the point that it was that big of a deal.

The ex-Immortals players in CS:GO have formed another team after being late to a finals of a tournament.

Ritsu leaked scrims to screw over scrim partners and allegedly stalked someone.

The only people¬†who have been permanently kept out so far are the match-fixers in BW/SC2, though their crimes were much more extreme (sans the stalking) than anyone else. If you are good enough and don’t pass that line where you directly attack the integrity of the game/competition (sAviOr had a match-fixing ring; Life match-fixed for 40,000/game), you can find a team.

0 COMMENTS

Leave a Reply